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  • Lü, C. (2020). Teaching and learning Chinese through immersion: A case study from the North American context. Frontiers of Education in China (special issue: The Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second or Foreign Language: The Current Situation and Future Directions), 15, 1, 91-141. Learn more
  • Lü, C. (2019) Chinese Literacy Learning in an Immersion Program, London: Palgrave Mcmillan.   Learn more
  • Lai, C., Qi, X., Lü, C. & Lyu, B. (2018) The effectiveness of guided inductive instruction and deductive instruction on semantic radical development in Chinese character processing. Language Teaching Research. Learn more
  • Tsujihara, R. (2017). An application of sociocultural theory to teaching aspect in Japanese: Developing learners conceptual understanding through concept-based instruction. The American Association for Applied Linguistics 2017. Portland, OR, USA. March 18-21, 2017. Learn more
  • Masuda, K., Ohta, A.S., & Tsujihara, R. (2017). New directions for informed language pedagogy from sociocultural theory and cognitive linguistics. XXIV Sociocultural Theory & Second Language Learning Research Working Group Meeting. Las Vegas, NV, USA. November 2-4, 2017. Learn more
  • Masuda, K., Ohta, A.S., & Tsujihara, R. (2017). Shakaibunka riron to ninchi gengogaku no yuuwa o mezashite: Asupekuto maakaa ‘teiru’ no jissen rei. The 28th Japanese-as-Second-Language-Acquisition (JASLA) Conference, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan. December 16-17, 2017 Learn more
  • Tsujihara, R (2018). Teaching aspectual form in Japanese using concept-based instruction (CBI): A case study of intermediate learners. The American Association for Applied Linguistics 2018. Chicago, IL, USA. March 24-27, 2017.The American Association for Applied Linguistics 2017. Portland, OR, USA. March, 2017. Learn more
  • Ohta, A. S., & Tsujihara, R. (2016). Durativity in Japanese: A conceptual approach to instructed SLA. The 35th Second Language Research Forum. New York, NY, USA. September 23-24, 2016.  Learn more
  • Lü, C. (2016). Chinese reading development among young learners in a Chinese immersion program and a Chinese heritage language school. Teaching Chinese in the World, 30, 550-562. [美国沉浸式小学和中文学校学生的中文阅读习得的发展研究,《世界汉语教学》] Learn more
  • Bi, Nyan-Ping. Interpersonal Communication: Strategies for Developing Students’ Interpersonal Writing Abilities (author and narrator), an interactive online module, AP World Languages and Cultures, College Board, New York, October 2015. Learn more
  • Tsujihara, R. (2014). Development of the Pragmatic Marker n desu in the Japanese Classroom. 19th International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning. Bloomington, IN, USA. April 24-26, 2014.   Learn more
  • Bi, Nyan-Ping. Building Discourse Level Proficiency: A Graduated Approach to Teaching Geography, A Curriculum Module, the College Board, New York, September 2013. Learn more
  • Ted Mack. Shiatoru-ban Nihongo tokuhon. Tokyo: Bunsei Shoin, 2012. Learn more
  • Amy Snyder Ohta. "Laughter and second language acquisition: A study of Japanese foreign language classes." Japanese Applied Linguistics: Discourse and Social Perspectives, ed. Mori, Junko, and Amy Snyder Ohta. New York: Continuum, 2008. Learn more
  • Amy Snyder Ohta. "The Zone of Proximal Development and Second Language Acquisition: Beyond Social Interaction." Readings in Second Language Acquisition and Second Language Pedagogy in a Japanese Context, ed. Asako Yoshitomi, Tae Umino and Masashi Negishi. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2006. 155-178. Learn more
  • Amy Snyder Ohta, Pauline Foster. "Negotiation for meaning and peer assistance in second language classrooms." Applied Linguistics 26.3 (2005): 402-430. Learn more
  • Amy Snyder Ohta. Second Language Acquisition Processes in the Classroom: Learning Japanese. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001. Learn more
  • Lü, C. (2017). The roles of pinyin skill in English-Chinese biliteracy learning: Evidence from Chinese immersion learners. Foreign Language Annals, 50, 306-322. Learn more
  • Amy Snyder Ohta. Second Language Acquisition Processes in the Classroom: Learning Japanese. Learn more
  • Lü, C., & Koda, K. (2017). The roles of phonological awareness and oral vocabulary knowledge in English-Chinese biliteracy acquisition among Chinese heritage language learners. Heritage Language Journal.  Learn more
  • Amy Snyder Ohta. "Limitations of social interaction in second language acquisition: Learner “voices” and mediation in the zone of proximal development." Conceptualising ‘Learning’ in Applied Linguistics, ed. Paul Seedhouse. London: Multilingual Matters (forthcoming). Learn more